Five dead in German train accident as difficult rescue continues

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One day after a serious train accident near the southern German town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, another body has been recovered, according to police. The number of dead thus increased to five on Saturday. The recovery of the dead was extremely difficult because one of the overturned wagons which had become wedged in place had to be lifted first. Initial attempts to carry out the lift had failed. According to reports, more than 40 people were injured in the accident on Friday, three of them seriously. Several people were still missing on Saturday. Police said earlier that the number of those no…

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